Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Verso Shoulder Forked Retractor

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Biomet, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Retractor - Product Code GAD
  • Causa
    Zimmer biomet inc. verso shoulder forked retractor (comprehensive instrumentation 2 prong retractor) supplied by kirkstall precision was made according to the w1.4034 (420 stainless) which does not conform to 420 s29 indicated on the print. all units manufactured to date were manufactured using 420 stainless. therefore, all lots of pn: 402852 are considered in scope.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated February 16, 2016, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. The following actions are REQUIRED: Immediately locate and remove the identified device(s) listed below from circulation. Carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed Response Form. Email a copy of the response form to prior to return of product. Use priority carrier for your shipment. If you have further distributed this product, you MUST notify hospital personnel of this action via the enclosed Dear Risk/Recall Manager notice. This letter MUST be given to hospital personnel responsible for receiving recall notices. However, you are charged with the location and return of these products. Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA: Questions related to this notice should be directed to (574) 372-1570, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Modelo / Serial
    all lots of PN: 402852
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US including CA, NY, VA, IL, IN, SC, NC, AR, MO, ND, AL, PA, MI, WA, OR, LA, FL, GA, OH, KS, KY, TX, MA, AZ, NJ, UT, IO, NM, WV, MS, NE, and MD OUS: Australia, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Argentina, Korea, Japan, Panama, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Canada, and The Netherlands.
  • Descripción del producto
    Verso Shoulder Forked Retractor (Comprehensive Instrumentation 2 Prong Retractor) || Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder products are indicated for use in patients whose shoulder joint has a grossly deficient rotator cuff with severe arthropathy and/or previously failed shoulder joint replacement with a grossly deficient rotator cuff. The patient must be anatomically and structurally suited to receive the implants and a functional deltoid muscle is necessary. The Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder is indicated for primary, fracture, or revision total shoulder replacement for the relief of pain and significant disability due to gross rotator cuff deficiency.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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